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Culture and Globalisation-A Non-Issue at World Summit on Social Development

Culture and Globalisation A Non-Issue at World Summit on Social Development K N Panikkar In the absence of an adequate recognition of the cultural dimension, the agenda of the World Summit for Social Development in Copenhagen next month is incomplete and ineffective as far as developing countries are concerned. The National Report of India is no better. It does not go beyond listing the achievements of the state and as such is a misleading document for any meaningful discussion. For any rethinking on social development, the implications of cultural subjection have to be taken into account.

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